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Selling the Skirt: Women’s Travel Writing and the Literary Market

Dúnlaith Bird

in Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644162
eISBN:
9780199949984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644162.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Combining paratextual and textual analysis with an examination of contemporaneous reviews and external marketing, this chapter explores how women travellers position gender identity as a key selling ... More


The First Book: Twentieth-Century Poetic Careers in America

Jesse Zuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164472
eISBN:
9781400873791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164472.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

“We have many poets of the First Book,” the poet and critic Louis Simpson remarked in 1957, describing a sense that the debut poetry collection not only launched the contemporary poetic career but ... More


‘Was will der reiche Mann der armen Frau für diese Arbeit geben?’: 1 Women Writers and the Literary Market

HELEN FRONIUS

in Women and Literature in the Goethe Era 1770-1820: Determined Dilettantes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199210923
eISBN:
9780191705793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210923.003.04
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on the reading public and the literary market in Germany as a whole during the 18th century. Changes in the book trade are examined with regard to the implications for women ... More


Introduction

HELEN FRONIUS

in Women and Literature in the Goethe Era 1770-1820: Determined Dilettantes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199210923
eISBN:
9780191705793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210923.003.06
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, European Literature

This study revisits the real historical identities of women writers in Germany in the period 1770-1820. The women concerned wrote books on education, collections of essays and poems, travelogues, ... More


Emerson's Protégés: Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future

David Dowling

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300197440
eISBN:
9780300206760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197440.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In the late 1830s, Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist, poet, lecturer, and leader of the Transcendentalist movement, publicly called for a radical nationwide vocational reinvention, and an ... More


Emerson's Hero: Mentoring Margaret Fuller

David Dowling

in Emerson's Protégés: Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300197440
eISBN:
9780300206760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197440.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Ralph Waldo Emerson's mentorship of Margaret Fuller and how it has affected the latter's journalism career. Compared to Emerson's two other protégés, Ellery Channing and Henry ... More


Conclusion

HELEN FRONIUS

in Women and Literature in the Goethe Era 1770-1820: Determined Dilettantes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199210923
eISBN:
9780191705793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210923.003.07
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, European Literature

This study set out to retrieve or rediscover the historical reality of women writers in Germany in the period 1770-1820. It examined the contemporary ideology to which women were expected to conform, ... More


Introduction Embodying “The Newness”

David Dowling

in Emerson's Protégés: Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300197440
eISBN:
9780300206760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197440.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book examines the professional fates of an idealistic group of young talented writers in whom Ralph Waldo Emerson invested generous time, energy, creativity, and capital for their literary ... More


The Poetry of Humble Life

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth and the Victorians

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119654
eISBN:
9780191671180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119654.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter deals with the general appreciation of William Wordsworth’s poetry and the threat of the Victorian novel to it. Many factors contributed to the ascendancy of the Victorian novel ... More


Accelerating Literary Time: Metropolitan Editors at Work

Paola Iovene

in Tales of Futures Past: Anticipation and the Ends of Literature in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789370
eISBN:
9780804791601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789370.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Relying on letters between editors and writers, memoirs, and interviews, the chapter argues that the future is a crucial site of struggle in 1980s Chinese literature. Editors cultivated modes of ... More


The Black and White Veil: Shaw, Mass Print Culture, and the Antinovel Turn

in Slow Print: Literary Radicalism and Late Victorian Print Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784085
eISBN:
9780804784658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784085.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on the radical turn against the realist novel at the end of the nineteenth century, which was also a turn against the literary mass market in its most developed mode. Against a ... More


Reading Sensation/Writing Realism: Photographic Strategies in The Doctor’s Wife

Saverio Tomaiuolo

in In Lady Audley's Shadow: Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Victorian Literary Genres

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641154
eISBN:
9780748651665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641154.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter takes a look at The Doctor’s Wife. This novel presents a chance to discuss the roles of reader (embodied in the character of Isabel Sleaford) and writer (found in the figure of sensation ... More


Asian Yeomen and Ugly Americans: Carlos Bulosan, H. T. Tsiang and the U.S. Literary Market

Vials Chris

in Realism for the Masses: Aesthetics, Popular Front Pluralism, and U.S. Culture, 1935-1947

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731231
eISBN:
9781604733495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731231.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter aims to examine Bulosan’s nationalistic deployment of both “America” and the Philippines, as well as Tsiang’s nationalistic deployment of China, which are central to their unique ... More


Reading between the (Blood)lines of Victorian Vampires: ‘Good Lady Ducayne’

Saverio Tomaiuolo

in In Lady Audley's Shadow: Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Victorian Literary Genres

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641154
eISBN:
9780748651665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641154.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter presents an analysis of the vampire story ‘Good Lady Ducayne’. It discusses the socio-political implications of the vampire during the late Victorian age and shows how Braddon’s text ... More


British Pop-Feminism on the Literary Marketplace

Emily Spiers

in Pop-Feminist Narratives: The Female Subject under Neoliberalism in North America, Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820871
eISBN:
9780191860461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820871.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter investigates post-chick-lit debates concerning the ‘democratization’ of fiction which collide with claims that the UK’s publishing industry inclines increasingly towards simplifying and ... More


William Plomer, Transnational Modernism and the Hogarth Press

John K. Young

in Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642274
eISBN:
9780748651979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642274.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter takes a look at the transnational status of the Hogarth Press. It analyses their six-year professional relationship with William Plomer, who it argues was a notable figure in the new ... More


The Press and Academic Judgment

Alex Csiszar

in The Scientific Journal: Authorship and the Politics of Knowledge in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226553238
eISBN:
9780226553375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226553375.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the eighteenth century, academies and societies developed forms of life and of judgment that were set off from the universal criticism associated with learned journals. Despite the prominence ... More


Haruki Murakami: The Prizes, Process, and Production of World Literature

William Marling

in Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190274146
eISBN:
9780190274177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274146.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Murakami rose through Japan’s literary prize system and small journals, winning the Gunzo Prize for Hear the Wind Sing. He then trained himself to be a translator and apprenticed by translating ... More


Publishers, Booksellers, and the Literary Market

Michael Winship

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter focuses on the era of publishing based on the reprinting and exchange of British works that developed during the first decades of the new nation. It looks at the American Company of ... More


Peter Stamm

Tim Parks

in Life and Work: Writers, Readers, and the Conversations between Them

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215366
eISBN:
9780300216738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215366.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Peter Stamm's writing style by focusing on his two novels, On a Day Like This and Seven Years. Stamm's daunting project is to entertain us with an ordinary emptiness, lives ... More


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